Lions slay Dragons and bag 5 URC log factors

The Lions have now gained again to again URC video games on dwelling turf and are subsequent up within the Problem Cup.

Quan Horn and Edwill van der Merwe every scored a try-double because the Lions survived a pink card to beat the Dragons at Ellis Park on Saturday.

The Lions recovered from a gradual begin to rating six tries for a 49-24 win, flyhalf Sanele Nohamba kicking 19 factors.

This regardless of dropping Ruben Schoeman to a controversial pink card halfway by the primary half when the lock was despatched off for bracing himself, whereas airborne in an tried cost down, for unavoidable head contact with Dragons winger Ashton Hewitt.

18-10 on the break

The Dragons had been first on the scoreboard, flanker Harri Keddie going over, however the Lions responded with tries from Henco van Wyk and Quan Horn to assert an 18-10 lead on the break.

The Lions continued their momentum after the restart, two tries from Van der Merwe bookending touchdowns from Morne van den Berg and Horn.

Dragons responded with tries from Hewitt and Michaelhouse previous boy Brad Roberts however it was not sufficient to reel within the hosts.

The Lions will now flip their consideration to the European Problem Cup the place they may face Perpignan subsequent Sunday.

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